Philippine legal system - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Philippine legal system


[ANALYSIS] Philippines' dark secret: Lengthy pretrial detention

Oct 19, 2018 - 11:30 AM

If the lengthy pretrial process in the Philippines cannot be addressed, rule of law cannot be established

Failure of the legal system: A challenge to Filipino lawyers

Aug 07, 2017 - 9:32 AM

As part of the legal system myself an educator in the field of criminal justice I say we are losing and we are losing poorly We carry a heavy burden because the public call for blood is our own doing

Plunder and graft trials: How do cases proceed in the courts?

Jan 15, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Some experts say it could be 10 years before the pork barrel scam cases are resolved What exactly goes on inside the courts?

Drilon: Allow foreign lawyers to practice in PH

Mar 01, 2015 - 10:15 AM

The existing legal framework may not be sufficient for the ASEAN region to achieve a completely free exchange of goods and services says Senate President Franklin Drilon

LIBERALIZING THE LEGAL PROFESSION: Senate President Franklin Drilon wants collaboration between Filipino and foreign lawyers